Eidul Azha around the world, in pictures

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Eidul Azha is a time of joy, happiness, sharing and sacrifice. Therefore, it is always exciting to see how this amazing festival is celebrated throughout the world.

Here are a few snippets of Eidul Azha observed around the world:

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Pakistani traders wait for customers to sell their livestock for the upcoming Eidul-Azha festival in a market in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Muslims buy sheep in a bazaar in Linxia, in China’s Gansu Province.

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Iranian Sunni Muslim men try to slaughter a camel on Eidul Azha in Siminshahr.

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A young Indian Muslim boy smiles with a sacrificial goat on Eidul-Azha in Allahabad, India.

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A boy pulls a goat along at a livestock market in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Pakistani camel sellers wait for customers at a livestock in Lahore.

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Two goats butt heads outside the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi, India.

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Livestock in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

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A livestock market ahead of the sacrificial Eidul Azha festival in Karachi.

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Camels are displayed for sale at a market, for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eidul-Azha, in Karachi, Pakistan.

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A sheep is weighed at a market ahead of Eidul Azha festival in Srinagar, India.

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An Egyptian child looks at animal parts displayed for sale at an open air butcher’s shop, in preparation for Eidul Azha at a sidewalk in Cairo, Egypt.

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A Yemeni man carries a sheep at a livestock market in Sana’a ahead of Eidul-Azha.

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Muslims slaughter a bull after offering the Eidul-Azha prayers in Karachi.

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A camel is led behind a three-wheeled motorcycle after it was bought at a market to be sacrificed for Eidul-Azha in Lahore, Pakistan.

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A man carries a sacrificial sheep on a motorcycle in the Pakistani city of Lahore.

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Men lead cows at a cattle market the day before Eidul Azha in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Sheep are seen inside a bus as they are taken to an animal market ahead of the Muslim holiday in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Sacrificial animals are on sale at a local market in Multan, Pakistan.

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People get ready to slaughter a cow on the occasion of the Eidul Azha, outside a parliament building in Islamabad.

Eid Mubarak Everyone!

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